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Associate Director


Overview: The position of Associate Director is in charge of day to day operations at Maranatha
Bible Camp while collaborating with the Executive Director of Maranatha. Their job is to set the
pace and keep the camp management team in sync. They must give each direct report the tools
needed to get the job done and remove obstacles in their path. They set the standard and hold
everyone accountable, so the mission is accomplished.

Reports To: Executive Director of Maranatha Ministries

Direct Reports: Maintenance/Properties, Bookkeeping, Food Service, Housekeeping, Recreation,
Guest Groups, Technology, Registrations, Summer Staffing, Retail Stores

1. Christian believer - attends and engaged with a local evangelical church
2. Team Player - Humble, servant leader, flexible, teachable
3. Servant Hearted - Willing to put personal desires aside for the good of guests or staff
4. Vision - Able to see the big picture and the processes by which it is accomplished
5. Strong work ethic – Takes initiative and finishes the job
6. Strong management ability – Able to develop people in their roles and hold them
7. Strong Communicator – Has the ability to articulate clearly in both written and oral forms
8. Approachable – Pleasant and easy to talk to
9. Computer Savvy - willing to learn new software as needed
10. Bachelors degree or relatable higher education
11. Minimal 5 years in a related field/experience


Vision/Big picture
1. Collaborate with Executive Director to maintain mission and vision
2. Stay current on camping trends and effective camp ministry practices
3. Work with Executive Director on casting vision to outside groups as needed

1. Work with Executive Director to establish and maintain the annual budget
2. Communicate with Executive Director regarding operational needs, progress, etc
3. Work with the Executive Director in capital improvement strategy
4. Gather information and write reports for board meetings as requested
5. Attend board meetings and other meetings as requested

1. Work with Executive Director to make new hires
2. Manage all direct reports including performance reviews, ongoing training, discipline, and
3. Lead staff meetings
4. Assist summer staff team to hire summer staff
5. Coordinate on-site training for summer staff and teach as needed

1. Give oversight to and assessment of summer camping season
2. Support core (year-round) staff during summer camp and throughout the school year
3. Handle camper and staff discipline alongside summer leadership

Group hosting
1. Host guest groups as scheduled
Other duties as assigned
1. Must be willing to help with other areas, projects, etc. as they come up

This position includes partial salary, housing, utilities, meals when the dining hall is open,
contribution to 401(k) retirement fund, and 20 paid time off days. On average, the person in this
position will be asked to work 40 hours during the non-summer months and 48+ hours in the
summer peak season. All Maranatha staff are responsible to raise partial missionary support to
supplement their salary, based on his/her household budget. Training is provided for missionary
support raising.
(Like missionaries to foreign countries, full-time staff are partially dependent on financial gifts
from interested individuals and churches to support their work and involvement with Maranatha
Bible Camp.)

Questions? Contact Kris Cheek, Executive Director, Kris@maranathacamp.rog
16800 E. Maranatha Rd | Maxwell, Nebraska 69151 |

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid - Must Raise Partial Support
Category:  Assistant Director



Updated: 1/17/2022 9:53:13 AM

Job Contact:
Kris Cheek
(308) 582-4513

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Why work at Maranatha Camp & Retreat Center:

You can be a part of a life-changing experience. A ground shaking event in people's lives! You can be a part of sharing God's love with thousands of people, have a chance to meet students from all over the U.S. and world, make lifelong friends, and be a part of a Christ-centered community. Come be a part of building God's kingdom! Take an opportunity to deepen your relationship with God. Come and have time to be mentored by people who care about you and will challenge you and to have the opportunity to mentor others as well.

16800 E Maranatha Rd
    Maxwell, NE 69151

(308) 582-4513

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